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Atlantic City's Giant Bootlegging Elephant

Short | 03:09

In the 1920s, one of Atlantic City's famous landmarks -- Lucy the Elephant -- was rumored to be a signal post for incoming bootleggers hoping to thwart Prohibition.

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    Mar 30
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    • 6:00am
    Apr 09

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New Jersey is one of America's 13 original states, and one of its most fascinating. It's where the nation's first industrial city was built, where some of Hollywood's biggest studios began, and where a brilliant inventor devised a way to light the world. We trace the Garden State's most dramatic historic moments, from Washington's fateful Delaware crossing to Hindenburg's fiery crash to Superstorm Sandy's furious attack. We also celebrate Jersey's quiet misty valleys, fields of plenty, miles of sunlit shores, and plucky, innovative spirit.

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